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've seen in california in 20 years. >> we did check with other airports. we checked with oakland international and san jose. they're reporting no or very minor delays, if anything. back to you. >>> i think some of the totals checked in about -- >> sorry, steve. your mic isn't working. >>> continuing our storm watch coverage, the situation in marin county got some heavy rainfall this morning. we're live in san rafael. the rain let up. looks like a little sun. still windy? >> reporter: yeah. the winds have been a factor. we've been on the north side. richmond san rafael bridge since 4:00 a.m. we started out with dry conditions. then heavy rains and strong gusty winds. and now we have a little bit of some sunshine. the clouds beginning to break up a little bit. we took a short drive and did find heavy rain in the 10:00 hour approaching ross and the san anselmo area. crews were out cleaning storm drains to help minimize flooding problems in that area. heavy rain in san anselmo. the creek only went up about a foot and a half. it's about 3.5 feet right now. it's gone up a little bit bu
see how wet amy is. the california emergency manage agency remind us this storm provides a great reason to make sure we are all prepared for any type of natural hazard encouraged to have emergency kits stocked with battery operated radios and flashlights batteries, three day supply of food and water for everybody in the family and manual can opener. and developing a plan for your family posted at abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> we'll be tracking this storm truth the day with live doppler 7 hd. meteorologist lisa argen will have the full forecast in a few minutes. >>> also, president obama turns to twitter and bay area business people are part of his push to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> new details noon deadly fire at a clothing fire in bangladesh. factory officials are -- are arrested and accused [ male announcer ] introducing... a new way to save on your prescriptions. it's the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. with this plan, you can get copays as low as a dollar through a preferred network pharmacy like walgreens -- where you'll find 8,000 co
't already, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> you can see how wet amy is. the california emergency manage agency remind us this storm provides a great reason to make sure we are all prepared for any type of natural hazard encouraged to have emergency kits stocked with battery operated radios and flashlights batteries, three day supply of food and water for everybody in the family and manual can opener. and developing a plan for your family posted at abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> we'll be tracking this storm truth the day with live doppler 7 hd. meteorologist lisa argen will have the full forecast in a few minutes. >>> also, president obama turns to twitter and bay area business people are part of his push to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> new details noon deadly fire at a clothing fire in bangladesh. factory officials are -- are [ male announcer ] are you ready for tomorrow'ss technology today? then switch to a at&t u-verse t. add the wireless receiver exclusively from at&t, and you're no longer tied to the tv outlet. move your tv wherever you want in your home...even outside. [ me
area where breast cancer rates are higher than the state average. researcher was california breast cancer mapping project identified other bay area counties today. abc 7 news is here with the story on this. >> the state of california wanted a more detailed geographic view of the problem. the group public health institutes given a chant to identify the breast cancer clusters. what they found is creating a lot more questions about risk factors. >> researchers tried to figure out why marin county has high rates of breast cancer. >> alcohol is associated with an increased risk. clearly taking hormone replacement therapy. >> being white, having children late or not at all, are also rigs being factors and many women don't fall into the categories yet, three cities are now said to have different rates than the average. researchers also found parts of contra costa, napa, solano, santa clara and san mateo counties had 10% to 20% higher rates. project relied on data from california cancer registry, looking at cases from 2000, to 2008. she was involved in the project. barlow says it could lea
california right now. plus 400 other first responders and repair crews ready to go. plus 1200 customer service reps ready for whatever the weather will bring. >> we will try to minimize the impact. >> reporter: the california highway patrol is ready, too. >> we're always ready. we're expecting lots of crashes. >> if you crash, drive off the freeway, if you can, if you can't, stay in the car with your seat belt on. the best edadvice is to be safen the first place. slow down and pay attention. >> put your phones away. no texting and driving. no talking on the cell phone. >> reporter: we found drivers getting ready for the rain before a single drop fell, changing out windchill wipers. >> leaving a little early because i know there's going to be more craziness on the road than usual. >> now if you come across a downed power line in the roadway, pg&e says assume it's a live wire and therefore dangerous. call in a professional. if you lose power at your home, you can report it. the outage line is 1-800-pgh-5002. you can follow them on twitter. if you hit standing water, don't hit the brakes.
and sanlta clara counties, information taken from california cancer registry, compiling data between 2000 and 2008. researchers don't know why these areas have high rates but information may help them later. >> i think) that having some data, you know empowers you to make progress. >> they're about 27,000 new cases of breast cancer in california every year. in marin county, abc 7 news. >> still ahead, apple issues a pink slip to the man in charge of the iphone mapping system. >> we'll have that, plus why kentucky fried chicken is writing a check for county autos more trouble for the former elmo puppeteer. >> and later a first for the amgen tour of california. cities to host announced today. >> taking a look outside right now at the skyway, you can see it's easy going for drivers heading south. but for drivers there on the lefthand side of the screen >>> more legal trouble today for the former creative force between sesame street's elmo. a lawsuit accused him of trolling gay telephone chat lines looking to meet under aged boys for sex. the plaintiff was 16 when he met clash, claiming clash
. >>> the rain and wind for the morning commute. i've got all the radars lit up in california. let's go to live storm tracker 2. up in eureka, you have radar here, you have your davis radar, your reno radar and the radar down the mountains. in the next 12 hours these radars are going to start to light up. eureka first then sacramento then the davis or san jose. the first thing you will notice late tonight will be those winds. late tonight the winds are already going to 30 miles per hour. watch what happens in the morning, 7:00 a.m. i've got 44-mile an hour winds down in half-moon bay. that's big. those are big winds. the model comes up with less wind as we get past the 11:00 hour. that's because we're going to have frontal pass. the winds die down after that. they'll be blowing but not as strong. we could easily see tomorrow along the coast gusts close to 60 miles per hour. easily. this first system is all about the morning commute. it's all about the wind and it's all about heavy rain especially in the north bay. and in the hills of the coast. so this is how it goes. by lunchtime it's kind of
of california board of regents confirmed the appointment of a new chancellor for uc berkeley this morning. nicholas starks will be the university's tenth chancellor. dirks is currently an executive vice president and dean at columbia university. he also worked as a professor of history and anthropology. dirks will take over as berkeley's chancellor starting june of next year. his salary will be around $468,000 a year. >>> a new sex abuse claim against the moraga school district alleges that another former student was sexually abused by teacher dan whiters and that the district could have prevented it. whiters was a joaquin moraga teacher that was investigated for sex abuse when he committed suicide. this after the district came to an agreement with two other students. >>> a third man claim that is he had sex with the former puppeteer for elmo. he met clash when he was 16 years old. the latest suit acknowledges clash and the teen kept in touch and even continued their relationship once the man turned 18. clash resigned from sesame workshop last week. a spokeswoman believes this lawsuit ha
formally legalized. california's voter approve ban on gay marriage and if the high court refuses to hear proposition 8 would stand and become legal in california. san francisco city leaders say if it happens, they would need at least 24 hours to prepare for a flood of marriage license requests. >>> cat williams is in trouble with the law again and just weeks ago he was arrested in oakland on suspicion of a salt. coming up, why he may face new charges in sacramento. >>> and any are not -- and they are not sure whether they can shoot birds to keep them from planes. if shooting blank fail to scare them away, permanent employees may be allowed to use bird shot. they deferred that proposal to be talked about later. >>> there is a sky show on the way right now the final lunar eclipse of the year. and even if our cloudy rainy skies are there, you will be unlikely to notice the stage -- unlikely to notice the stage of theee lips and that will happen at -- eclipse than will happen at 6:00 this morning. >> let's check in with tara. not too bad for a morning commute. >>> that is right, not bad at a
paste and plastic. >>> california emergency management agency reminds us the storm provides a good kick to make sure we are ready for the rainy season ahead or any type of natural hazard we are encouraged to have emergency it cans with battery operated radios and flashlights, three day supply of food and water for everyone in the family and a manual can opener. >>> in just a couple of hours, two planes and crews will takeoff from moffett field in mountain view for a long range ocean rescue 1,000 miles from dry land. planes and helicopters from the 129th rescue wing will help pick up an injured crewman from a philippine ship and airlift him for medical care. the ship is 1,000 miles from cabo san lucas. >>> investigators say two victims in a fatal shooting sunday were 15 and 16-year-old girls. police are not releasing their names until detectives interview their families they were found shot sunday morning near brookdale park the two girls were friends, but did not live in the area they are not sure what they were doing there the 15-year-old was from san leandro, the 16-year-old from oakl
on a central california highway. it happened this morning on highway 152 in madera county. a 48-year-old man from san leandro who was driving a volvo pulling a container trailer swerved to try and avoid an overturned big rig and collided head-on with a honda. >>> serious rain in the forecast as we head into tomorrow, and also through the rest of the week. i'll tell you what you can expect for your morning commute and how much rain we're going to see by week's end. >>> i was unable to find one charitable organization that has benefited from these unmanned donation boxes that are popping up around the bay. despite the fact that some are claiming these bins help local bay area charities. >> the guy came to me and said they had these bins to put on my property. basically if i was interested, and they were offering $0.05 a pound for whatever the garments were. they said that they shared with the salvation army and good will, and they sold some of the stuff to thrift stores. then they took the shoes and stuff and sold them in africa for a knickel a pair. >> reporter: which is the bin he is referri
. >>> southern california man the first in the country to receive a breathing lung transplant. the 57-year-old was battling pulmonary fibrosis he volunteered to be part of a new trial. a team at ucla medical center was able to keep donor lungs as life, the organ was infused with blood and oxygen allowing them to breathe on their own. >> it maintains the donor s outside of the body, on a box, -- >> i like to thank them. >> doctors say the transplant was a success. they hope the medical breakthrough can save some of the thousands who die waiting for a transplant. >>> parents have a hugh tech way to check on their baby's breathing. the baby monitor uses a wired sock to measure heart rate and blood oxygen levels. if the baby stops breathing or the heart rate changes the monitor send as an earth to the parents' smartphone via an app. the students get a $ ,000 prize to help bring it to market -- >>> some women are turning to a vampire facelift to take years off their looks. first, blood is taken from their bodies then the platelet rich plasma separated out, injected back into the face doctors sa
. california's voter apressured ban on gay marriage. now, if the high court refusing to -- refuses to hear the case, the earlier ruling would make same-sex marriage legal in california. if that happens, they would need at least 24 hours to prepare for a flood of marriage license requests. >>> andre ward will defend his titles in two months. the super middleweight champ will fight his opponent in los angeles on january 27th. he defeated dawson in the oracle arena in september. he's undefeated since winning gold at the 2004 summer olympics. >>> oakland as players are donating some of their playoff money to charity. they have decided to give away one share worth more than $34,000. their donation will be split between several charities, including big brothers and big sisters and the united way of the bay area. >> how about that? >> 7:18. grab an umbrella, we're getting some wild weather. our storm coverage continues. the first of a series of storms bearing down on the bay area. meteorologist steve paulson, is tracking on the -- is tracking the storm on radar, he will pinpoint where and when it
. the california highway patrol is also gearing up for heavy rains. the first three days of the storm will be extremely hazardous because rain brings oil to the surface. it will be slick, so drive slowly. the san anselmo creek, which runs through town, floods at 13 feet. according to the ross valley fire department's website, which tracks creek levels, it's only at just over 2 feet now. but again we are expecting rain to hit the area over the next few days. so that definitely could change. in san anselmo, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> and over here at the san rafael bridge, thank you, elissa, we're expecting high wind advisories here. the high wind advisory across the bay area are expected to go up until about 11:00 in the morning. we're look at winds up to 45 miles per hour with gusts up to 60. the morning commute is slow if you take a look. but again, chp is advising drivers of this high wind advisory because when you combine the wind with the rain and the commute, we're looking at potentially dangerous driving conditions. it's inevitable when weather like this hits the bay area the
. >>> dangerous times how the fiscal cliff could affect people in california, stay tuned for ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us this wednesday november 28th, i am pam cook. >> weather is changing and we are on storm watch right now and we have the first of several storms roaring into the bay area and expect rain and strong winds happening now. we have live team coverage and our crews are in san francisco who are at the richmond san rafael bridge. tara moriarty is watching the morning commute, where is that storm, we can feel it, right? >> now some of the heavier rain, we have to go back here but some of the heavier bands are beginning to inch into the north bay and you can see northern county as well as rushing river, we will keep an eye on that because it will be one of the focuses of the heavier rain nothing too bad yet but up into mendocino county, there will be heavy duty rainfall totals and so far there are only 3 / 100s for the south bay. coming up, mark is live at the richmond san rafael bridge, it lo
that offers city to city services for about a dollar is expanding to california. it will allow you go from oakland california san jose and san francisco to los angeles. also sacramento and the reno sparks area as well. they cam but " cal for a trip starting today but they do not actually start running until december 12th. the company will be offering trips where dollar transfer its first week of service. >> will be back with more of the team coverage of the storm in just a couple of minutes. rainy and windy and the bay area. a live look at the other summit and they still have fairly clear skies. this is all goodness for skiing. we always look for more snow than add to those totals since a lot of resorts opened early. they are already up and running. we will be right back. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad
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